Careers

Join a team of professionals committed to “Eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace justice, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.”

The YWCA Hanover is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. Accordingly, all terms and conditions of employment will be carried out without regard to race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, marital status, age or disability.

YWCA APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT

Current Positions

Childcare Part-time Floater

We are currently looking for a part-time floater to work with children ages one year-sixth grade from 12 pm-6:00 pm Monday-Friday. Additional morning hours may be available as needed.

Qualified applicants must have 2500 hours of previous experience working with children and be able to obtain necessary clearances. Maintain a positive, healthy and safe learning environment. Promote positive and professional relationships with children and families. Follow DHS regulations and maintain STAR 4 standards.

YWCA APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT

Pre-K Teacher

Our childcare center is growing and new and exciting things are happening! We are currently looking for a reliable, highly motivated and energetic lead teacher for our spacious newly remodeled Pre-Kindergarten classroom. The hours are 8:15-5:15 Monday-Friday.

Candidate should be able to plan, implement and organize developmentally appropriate activities. Observe and assess each student’s growth and development. Maintain a positive, healthy and safe learning environment. Promote positive and professional relationships with children and families. Follow DHS regulations and maintain STAR 4 standards.

**Qualified applicants MUST have at minimum a degree in early childhood education or a related field and be able to obtain necessary clearances.

We offer competitive benefits!

  • Free childcare!
  • Retirement
  • Competitive wages
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Generous paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Professional development opportunities
  • College tuition reimbursement
  • Yearly ERA bonus after one year of employment

YWCA APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT

Preschool Teacher

Our childcare center is growing and new and exciting things are happening! We are currently looking for a reliable, highly motivated and energetic lead teacher for our three year old preschool classroom. The hours are 8:30-5:30 Monday-Friday.

Candidate should be able to plan, implement and organize developmentally appropriate activities. Observe and assess each student’s growth and development. Maintain a positive, healthy and safe learning environment. Promote positive and professional relationships with children and families. Follow DHS regulations and maintain STAR 4 standards.

**Qualified applicants MUST have at minimum a preschool CDA or a degree in early childhood education or a related field and be able to obtain necessary clearances.

YWCA APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT

Transport Driver

Hanover, PA
Part-time
Salary: $13.70 /hour

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Operate YWCA Hanover vehicle in a safe and lawful manner
  • Transport clients to destinations as deemed appropriate by advocates
  • Maintain confidentiality of the client
  • Record and update transportation and vehicle log as required
  • Ensure timely drop off and pick up times for clients
  • Comply with all traffic regulations
  • Maintain a safe atmosphere for all passengers
  • Responsible for maintenance and upkeep vehicle after each use
  • Inspect and check oil, gas, and other maintenance items before/after each use.
  • Promptly report any delays or accidents
  • Comply with all YWCA policies and procedures regarding dress, language, and confidentiality.
  • Maintain necessary license required by the state department of transportation
  • Complete the PCADV and PCAR training as required by Safe Home.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a clean driving record within the past 10 years
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must have an annual physical
  • Must possess valid driver’s license and have access to reliable transportation
  • Must pass criminal background check

YWCA APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT

Crisis Counselor/Case Manager

Hanover, PA
Full-time
Salary: $40,000.00 to $43,000.00 /year

Reports to: Director Safe Home

Employment Status: Exempt

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide on-site and off-site, first-line response to law enforcement and hospital for domestic violence referrals
  • Conduct client intake and follow-up interviews
  • Provide culturally competent services to clients
  • Process client requests including scheduling/changing appointments
  • Maintain client files including monthly reports, data entry and closures; pull client files for therapy sessions; destroy clients files when appropriate and in accordance with Safe Home policy and procedures
  • Responsible for record keeping and reports and their dissemination as needed
  • Attend weekly client case review and other agency related meetings when necessary
  • Support agency fundraising and community awareness activities
  • Receive PCADV and PCAR training as required
  • Work collaboratively with Safe Home advocates for client services/referrals
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Director of Safe Home

Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Social Work, Counseling or other related discipline
  • Experience in serving marginalized populations including, but not limited: LGBTQ, elderly, people of color, people with disabilities
  • Experience working in a social service setting or with trauma victims
  • Experience working with volunteers
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Thorough understanding of domestic violence issues
  • Competency in word processing; database experience helpful
  • Must possess valid driver’s license and have access to reliable transportation
  • Must pass criminal background check

To be considered you must include a cover letter that includes your perspective on the most pressing issue/challenges facing domestic violence organizations and how you would assist clients through this systemic issue/challenge.

Please submit cover letter and resume by 6/1/19.